Match Your Words January 21, 2018 Related Posts:Another Caregiver Dilemma: Aging Parent Kicked Out…New PDF Booklet: Conversations Near The EndWe will never allow isolation to carry the day...The Real Work Of Families... 2 responses to “Match Your Words” We, as a family, totally protect Mom’s right to choose. We have had to get to know her patterns well to be able to encourage her to make the healthy choice. For instance, cancelling morning appointments due to anxiety, light headedness, nausea, etc. We know that Mom always feels better after moving forward with the appointment and we have explored the idea of afternoon appointments but this is too confusing for her. An excellent point…what are the preferred patterns of an aging parents?..what happens when they have to be modified?…Nothing we do can avert the complexity and uncertainty of aging but collectively preserving choice deepens resilience for both generations and provides comfort to aging parents for things we can’t change but must endure…. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name * Email * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.